Sunday Side Up Motown Moment: "Remember the Time" by Michael Jackson

John Lockwood
March 12, 2021

A worldwide hit single from Jackson's "Dangerous" LP, "Remember the Time" was the second release, following "Black or White." The song's lyrics are written about remembering having fallen in love with someone. It was dedicated by the King of Pop to Diana Ross.

Fun Fact: The music video for "Remember the Time" features appearances by Eddie Murphy, Iman, Magic Johnson and others.

Fun Fact, too: The "B" side of the "Remember the Time" single is MJJ's cover of the Beatles' "Come Together." This is the only known time he took a Fab Four tune (from a music library he had already purchased) and made it his own.

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